Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

XB360, PS3, PC / Action Adventure / Release: Oct 5, 2010 / ESRB: M


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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Trailer Features an In Depth Look at the Game's Features, Story

A new trailer for the upcoming action-adventure Castlevania: Lords of Shadow has been released and it outlines the game's storyline, characters, and multitude of gameplay elements. Also, it looks really good.

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"Hmm wow... thinking of getting this now... but for what system xbox 360 or ps3... hmmm"
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European PlayStation Plus Members Get Early Access to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Demo

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe revealed that PlayStation Plus members will get early access to a demo for the upcoming high-def Castlevania debut.

In a post on the European PlayStation Blog, PlayStation Network Product Manager James Thorpe revealed the demo for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow would be available today for Plus subscribers. The demo will be available for all PlayStation users on September 29. Read more »

"I really really really want this one to be good. I love the super-detailed gothic design they ..."
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow TGS Trailer Pulls Out All the Stops

A new trailer for the upcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadow features just about every classic enemy you can think of: werewolves, vampires, and even Death guest star in this video. If that isn't enough for you, faeries, angels, and--the most harrowing of all--giant chess boards make an appearance.

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"Being a long-time Castlevania fan I want very much for this game to be as epic as the trailer. ..."
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Daily Filter: August 20, 2010

Shacknews receives a slew of new screenshots and trailers for upcoming games everyday. The most anticipated titles receive their own post, because we know you're eager to see that content. For the rest, we have the Daily Filter, a place to feature all of the media we add to our enormous database on a daily basis.

Today's Filter is loaded with more content from Gamescom 2010, including videos for Kane & Lynch 2: Dog Days, the third installment of the Parasite Eve series dubbed The 3rd Birthday, Kingdom Hearts: Birth By Sleep, Heroes on the Move, Nuclear Dawn, Ship Simulator Extremes and Etrian Odyssey III: The Drowned City. Read more »

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Dated: October 5

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow will be released on October 5 for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The title is being developed by MercurySteam (Clive Barker's Jericho) with support from Kojima Productions. Hideo Kojima is the game's executive producer.

Check out the latest trailer from Gamescom 2010:

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"they should of put a spoiler tag on this because i wouldn't be surprised if every boss in the ..."
- Papptist    See all 12 comments

Konami Talks Castlevania: Lords of Shadow

At a roundtable discussion at E3 2010, Konami's head of product planning and development Dave Cox discussed the upcoming Castlevania: Lords of Shadow.

Developed by MercurySteam and supervised by Kojima Productions, Lords of Shadow should be a major overhaul for the series. While Castlevania has been brilliant in 2D, Konami hopes that this game will finally allow the series to succeed in 3D. Read more »

"Glad he shared the fact that the ending has a WTF moment. Would have been nice to find out for ..."
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Media: Ghosts and Ghoulies, Spooks and Kooks

A lengthy Castlevania: Lords of Shadow trailer and E3 screenshots have arrived to show off the weird, wonderful and horrifying folks Gabriel Belmont will meet as battles to save his wife's soul in the console action-adventure title.

The trailer also gives a handy reminder of its impressive vocal cast, which features 'Trainspotting' and 'Ravenous' star Robert Carlyle as Gabriel, Natascha McElhone of 'Californication' fame alongside and Jean-Luc Picard himself, Sir Patrick Stewart. Read more »

"Trailers are just trailers, but this is pretty sweet in so far as trailers go. It also doesn't ..."
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Evening Reading: What Are You Playing?

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The weekend is here and there are games to play! What are you playing this weekend? Were you lucky enough to get into the Halo: Reach Friends & Family beta? How about finishing up a game you've stepped away from?

Me? This weekend is going to be dominated by Halo: Reach, StarCraft II, Super Street Fighter IV, and maybe some more Alan Wake! Read more »

"OK, I seriously don't know if this is a glitch or not. I bought Dirt 2 from D2D last week as ..."
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Screenshots

Appropriately dark new Castlevania: Lords of Shadow show more of the latest in the supernatural action-adventure series, from dingy castles to giant werewolves.

Lords of Shadow will be released for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 some time this year, coming from Clive Barker's Jericho developer Mercury Steam with a little help "to give birth" from Metal Gear Solid developer Kojima Productions and published by Konami.

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"I really hope it doesn't play like shit, because this round of screens really has me excited. ..."
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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Screenshots Show Super Sized Spider Slayage

Offering a fresh reminder that a new Castlevania game is coming to PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 this year, publisher Konami has issued forth several new screenshots from Castlevania: Lords of Shadow along with some concept art and renders.

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"Some of these screenshots are making me think Castlevania of War..... Also, bright, vibrant ..."
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New Castlevania Screenshots: Blood Explosion

The latest delivery from GamesCom 2009 comes in the form of a several new screenshots for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, due on PS3 and Xbox 360 in 2010.

Originally announced without the Castlevania branding, Lords of Shadow is being developed by Cliver Barker's Jericho veterans Mercury Steam, with Metal Gear Solid 4 developer Kojima Productions somehow helping "give birth" to the action game.

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"I'm more interested in the music then the game, unfortunately. Screenshots don't feel like ..."
- YummiGummi    See all 9 comments

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow Trailer Makes It So

Featuring the soothing narration of Patrick Stewart, this first Castlevania: Lords of Shadow trailer introduces its story and all-star cast, along with sections of gameplay.

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"This game looks amazing. There has been a Castlevania game (or possibly two) that didn't have ..."
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Kojima Helping Birth New Castlevania on PS3, 360

Konami has announced Castlevania: Lords of Shadow, a new addition to the long-running action adventure series--though not a new game in itself.

Coming from Clive Barker's Jericho developer Mercury Steam, Lords of Shadow was originally announced without the Castlevania tag last year. It was then described as a "dark fairy tale" with exploration and puzzle-solving elements that focused on "one man's journey to discover the true meaning of sacrifice amidst murder and betrayal." Read more »

"Wait, where's the chain whip? Does Castlevania even have whips anymore?"
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